Terence turns in a terrific con report on MCM Comicon London – and lots of great costume pics as well!
A DUK: Down Under Kickstarter campaign. Check out Bret Kennedy’s project for the Chosen series.
Morgana Santilli discusses etiquette of how to say you aren’t interested in anime, and the prejudice you show in saying you don’t like anime.
A fan survey in support of diversity
Another summer of cinematic wilderness is drawing to a close and I owe you all a big apology. Why? Because I am responsible for the terrible state of mainstream American cinema today.
There are some people who have clear preferences among their reading genres. Myself, I read more science fiction than fantasy, but there are times when I definitely want the fantasy. Then there’s my dad. He’s […]
Markets, Markets Everywhere: How to select the right market Welcome back. This is my ninth post on how to market and sell short fiction. This series is written in a very specific sequence, with each […]
Speculative fiction’s ability to stay fresh is a direct result of its ability to blend with other genres: the mash-up, the hybrid, the literary crossroad are where science fiction has always found innovation. We’re a magpie genre, and I think that should be celebrated and explored.
Chris Gerwel is a science fiction, fantasy, and horror writer. Raised in New Jersey, he spent ten years in Central & Eastern Europe in the market research industry, and today when he isn’t reading or writing speculative fiction, he works in the software industry. He lives in northern NJ, with a beautiful wife and a rambunctious puppy, and also writes the weekly blog The King of Elfland’s 2nd Cousin.